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Pollen from Hawian Macadamia Honey Through the Microscope

Pollen from Hawaian Macadamia Honey

This is pollen found in a macadamia honey sample from Hawaii. The mounting medium is Shurmount with a refractive index of 1.49. This is at high focus.

Transmitted Brightfield Illumination


KINGDOM: Plantae /Angiosperms /Eudicots ORDER: FAMILY: GENUS: SPECIES:

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